Monday, December 12, 2011

Explore Wilmington NC Events

We hope that you have had the chance to explore to find information on upcoming events, local happenings, and special deals in Wilmington, North! It is our goal to share details about upcoming events and local attractions with the local community and visitors from out of town. As you search for the next big concert, show, or local social gathering in Wilmington, North Carolina, we hope that you will choose to visit our website. Please take a glance at the brief overview below to see what you can expect to find on
  • Upcoming Events – Discover upcoming concerts, shows, dinner theaters, theatrical performances, athletic events, fundraisers, and more in Wilmington, NC. Find out when, where, and at what time each of these exciting events will take place!
  • All Things Free – Experience Wilmington, North Carolina and the surrounding area the best way possible … for FREE! Browse through our list of free activities, events, and attractions available to both the local community and visitors from out of town.
Photo of Wilmington North Carolina Riverwalk
  • Local AttractionsCheck out some of our favorite local attractions and hot spots. With beautiful beaches, historic downtown, museums, and more, the entire family will be entertained in Wilmington, NC.
  • Hotel DealsVisit this page to find information about our local hotel partners. These Wilmington, North Carolina hotels offer great discount rates, excellent customer service and convenient locations. Start planning your next escape to Wilmington, NC today!
Whether you are a member of the local community, in Wilmington for a work related event, or visiting Wilmington for a family vacation, we invite you to explore our site to learn all about this wonderful North Carolina destination. 

Help us expand! If you are hosting an upcoming event, own a local attraction, or simply love something about Wilmington that is not currently listed on our website, please share details with us so that we can list your event or attraction for FREE on!

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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Christmas Events in Wilmington, North Carolina

The countdown to Christmas is on and Wilmington, North Carolina holiday events are well underway. Celebrate Christmas in Wilmington, NC at these special holiday events this December 2011. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find additional event details and links to respective event websites!

3rd Annual Christmas by the Sea
NOW through December 17, 2011
Festive activities will be held every Friday and Saturday through December 17th. This ongoing campaign is designed to improve the Boardwalk area. Join us for some great events to celebrate Christmas by the Sea.

Enchanted Airlie
December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, & 21, 2011
Airlie's holiday light display, Enchanted Airlie, runs until just before the Christmas holiday. Stroll through the gardens at your own pace and enjoy the beautiful holiday flowers, festive lights, live musical entertainment, and a display of a large garden model train!

Christmas Train & Light Spectacular
December 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 6:00PM - 9:00PM
December 3, 10, & 17 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM
The Wilmington Railroad Museum comes alive with a holiday glow featuring more than 11,000 lights, music, animated scenes on the layouts, special seasonal decorations, visits with Santa, hot cider & more!

Candlelight Tour
December 3 - 4, 2011
This prestigious historic two day event ushers in the holiday season with a festive tour of the finest private homes, churches, and historical sites in the downtown Wilmington area.

The Office Holiday Party
December 15, 2011 at 7:00PM - Doors open at 6:00PM
This all-new, interactive, dinner theater comedy extravaganza features the wackiest holiday party in town and is Porch Theatre Company’s grand return to their original mission: the comical conjoining of fantastic food, original, fully-scripted, high-spirited, interactive entertainment, and laughs galore.

Christmas Caroling with Horsedrawn Tours
December 16-24, 2011 from 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Join Horsedrawn Tours Wilmington on a city tour and sing Christmas carols with Santa and his special ‘reindeer’. Snuggle up under a warm lap blanket and enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights as you tour downtown Wilmington.

We hope that you will join us for these exciting Wilmington Christmas events this holiday season. If you are attending or hosting an event that is not currently listed on our website, please let us know so that we can share event details with the local community and visitors from out of town! If you are visiting Wilmington, North Carolina for the holidays, please take advantage of our special hotel deals from local partners!

Happy Holidays!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Thanksgiving Festivities in Wilmington, North Carolina

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it is time to finalize all of your holiday plans! Several Wilmington restaurants are offering delicious holiday menus on Thanksgiving Day. You, your family, and friends can enjoy a spectacular holiday meal without worrying about any set up or clean up! Just call one of these Wilmington restaurants and make your reservations today. Plus, if you have family & friends visiting from out of town, please take advantage of the special hotel deals that our local hotel partners are offering over the holidays.

Let’s start with the dinner plans! Call one of these local restaurants in Wilmington, NC today and make reservations for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner:

Bluewater – Waterfront Grill
4 Marina Street, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480  ||  910-256-8500

Casey’s Buffet Barbecue & Home Cookin’
5559 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC  ||  910-798-2913
Cracker Barrel
21 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403

K&W Cafeterias
3501 Oleander Drive, New Hanover Center, Wilmington, NC  ||  910-762-7011

Oceanic – Oceanfront Dining
703 S. Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480  ||  910-256-5551
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401  ||  910-343-1818
Special Thanksgiving Menu Hours: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

The Bridge Tender
1414 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403  ||  910-256-4519
Now that dinner reservations are complete, visit our website and make a reservation for your friends and family with one of our local hotel partners. Your family and friends visiting from out of town will enjoy the same comforts and wonderful amenities that they would find in their very own home! 

We wish everyone in Wilmington, North Carolina a very happy Thanksgiving holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time visiting with family and friends. Let us know if we have missed any local restaurants offering a Thanksgiving menu so that we can add them to the list!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A Big Welcome from Wilmington NC Events!

Welcome to the new blog for! Wilmington, North Carolina is a wonderful city filled with captivating history, beautiful beaches, and exciting entertainment. It is our goal at to share information about upcoming events, local attractions, hotel deals and coupon offers available in Wilmington, NC!

Follow our blog to hear about the next big concert, show, fundraiser, or social gathering taking place in Wilmington, NC. Plus, stay in tune for details on favorite Wilmington attractions and free activities that this amazing city has to offer. As you read our blog and browse our site, keep an eye out for special hotel deals and coupon offers brought to you by the Wilmington community.

People travel from all over the world to visit this incredible town along the North Carolina coast. Our goal is to make sure that both visitors from out of town and members of the local community have a chance to experience everything that Wilmington, North Carolina has to offer. If you know about a local attraction or upcoming event that is not currently listed on our website, please let us know. We can promote your Wilmington attraction or upcoming event for free!
Thanks for reading along and visiting our website. We look forward to working together with the local community to promote the very best that Wilmington, North Carolina has to offer.